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Google Doodle Celebrates Google’s 13th Birthday Google Doodle Celebrates Google’s 13th Birthday

Google turns 13 years old today, and to celebrate its ascension to the teenage years, the search engine dropped a new doodle for us to help celebrate the occasion. While it’s not as dynamic as Jim Henson’s or their other …

iPhone 5 Rumor: To Release With New Facebook App, Facebook iPad App iPhone 5 Rumor: To Release With New Facebook App, Facebook iPad App

There has been an incredible amount of anticipation for the iPhone 5, and it’s expected to be unveiled at an Apple event on October 4. Something else that has been widely anticipated by Apple fans is the launch of a …

Google+ Traffic Grows 1269% After Ditching Invitations Google+ Traffic Grows 1269% After Ditching Invitations
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New data from Experian Hitwise suggests that Google+ has exploded since Google decided to open the social network to the public. Last week, Google began allowing users to join Google+ without an invite. And according to the Hitwise data, this …

Google+ Hits 50 Million Users, Adding 2 Million Every Day Google+ Hits 50 Million Users, Adding 2 Million Every Day
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According to estimates posted this afternoon, Google+ has really benefited from opening its doors to the public. Ancestry.com founder Paul Allen fancies himself an “unofficial Google+ statistician.” He says so right on his Google+ profile. He oftentimes posts users statistics …

Catwoman Pics, Google, Dead Sea Scrolls, LEGOs & Dr. Seuss Catwoman Pics, Google, Dead Sea Scrolls, LEGOs & Dr. Seuss

Today’s video round-up features a project Google is involved with in putting the Dead Sea Scrolls online, a full-sized Ford Explorer made out of legos, some other Google-related endeavors and a picture collection from the set of the highly anticipated …

Google Adds Circle Sharing to Google+ Google Adds Circle Sharing to Google+
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Google is now letting Google+ users share their Circles. Google’s Owen Prater made the announcement in a Google+ update. You can click on a circle from your Circles page, click “share” and share it with others. When you do this, …

Brooklyn Nets, Doritos, and Herpes Brooklyn Nets, Doritos, and Herpes
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Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

iPhone 5 Features, Social Media Jobs & Dog Bites iPhone 5 Features, Social Media Jobs & Dog Bites
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People are really hyped up for the iPhone 5. Rumors have been swirling for months, and users know what they want. A new infographic looks at what they do want, as well as who will actually be getting one. Then …

Is Facebook Tracking Everywhere You Go Online? Is Facebook Tracking Everywhere You Go Online?
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Is it possible that Facebook is tracking your web browsing activity, even when you are logged out? According to Australian hacker and writer Nik Cubrilovic, Facebook could know that you are reading this article, simply because we, like most sites …

iPhone 5 Rumor: “Assistant” Brings Precise Voice Control to iOS 5 iPhone 5 Rumor: “Assistant” Brings Precise Voice Control to iOS 5
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With the release of of iPhone 5 just around the corner (if you believe all the rumors), folks are anxious to learn what new features will make it worth their money. With all that anticipation, the iPhone has got to …

YouTube Reportedly Closer to Launching TV-Like Channels YouTube Reportedly Closer to Launching TV-Like Channels

Earlier this year, rumors came out that YouTube was gearing up for a redesign, which would highlight sets of channels around various topics to provide a more TV-like experience. The sources of these rumors were “people familiar with the matter,” …

Obama Does LinkedIn Town Hall [Watch Live] Obama Does LinkedIn Town Hall [Watch Live]

President Obama is answering questions from LinkedIn members. The White House and LinkedIn are streaming the video, and have made it embeddable, so you can watch it below: Live Video app for Facebook by Ustream @LinkedInLinkedInVIDEO / Nearly 10,000 viewers …

Will Uncrunched Become the New TechCrunch? Will Uncrunched Become the New TechCrunch?
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A couple weeks ago, it became official that TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington is no longer a part of AOL, after (and before) much drama unfolded. TechCrunch, so far, is going along with most of the same writers,though columnist Paul Carr …

Apple Rumor: iPhone 5 Successor To Sport Curved Glass Display? Apple Rumor: iPhone 5 Successor To Sport Curved Glass Display?

With Apple devices, the only thing more fun than speculating about the next big device is speculating about the next big device that will follow the next big device. Consider this little rumor as just that – speculation about Apple’s …

CityVille Comes To Google+ CityVille Comes To Google+
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One of Facebook’s most popular social games, CityVille, is now available to play on Google+. Now you can build you own city and share it with your circles with CityVille+. CityVille joins a couple of other high-profile games to become …

Facebook Reportedly Giving Small Business $10M in Free Ads Facebook Reportedly Giving Small Business $10M in Free Ads
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As businesses anxiously await the launch of business profiles on Google+, Facebook is reminding small businesses of the power of its social media dominance (it’s up to 800 million users now). The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Facebook has …

Fantasy Football Visits Reach 3-Year High Fantasy Football Visits Reach 3-Year High

Visits to fantasy football sites are the highest they’ve been in three years, according to new data from Experian Hitwise. Some interesting stats, as shared by the firm in an email: The NFL lockout may have shortened the normal buildup …

Netflix Grabs DreamWorks Content, To Launch in 2013 Netflix Grabs DreamWorks Content, To Launch in 2013

It looks like there is a little bit of much-needed good press for Netflix this morning. The New York Times reported late Sunday that Netflix has reached a deal with DreamWorks Animation to stream its content through their Netflix Instant …

Google Offers Is Doing Quite Well Google Offers Is Doing Quite Well
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Reports related to the daily deals industry in general haven’t been incredibly flattering in recent weeks, but it looks like the future might be bright in this space for Google. As you may recall, Google tried to buy Groupon last …

Facebook Changes: Charging You Is Not One Of Them Facebook Changes: Charging You Is Not One Of Them
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The idea that Facebook is going to implement a pay-structure and begin charging current members for use of the service is a bit of misinformation that has been going around for years. The rumors have spread in various ways across …

Google News Introduces Standout Content Google News Introduces Standout Content
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Leveraging Google News for traffic and pageviews is a strategy that’s been around as the popularity of Google News began to increase. For instance, an article from SEOMoz discussed the approach, and it was written in 2006. Now, thanks to …

Bill Maher Suggests A New Name For Facebook Bill Maher Suggests A New Name For Facebook
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The “frictionless sharing” Facebook is alive and kicking, as folks are, yet again, adjusting to a slew of changes introduced by Facebook during the f8 presentation. As is the case when Facebook alters its service, there was a great deal …

Will You Put Your Whole Life on Facebook With the Timeline Feature? Will You Put Your Whole Life on Facebook With the Timeline Feature?
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The Timeline feature Facebook announced at f8 is blowing a lot of people’s minds. “Tell the whole story of your life on a single page,” CEO Mark Zuckerberg said as he announced the feature. Would you share your whole life …

Become a Social Business, Not Just a Social Brand Become a Social Business, Not Just a Social Brand
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Many businesses utilize social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to communicate their brand message. This marketing method has worked so well that a lot of businesses have even dropped some of their traditional marketing practices to focus more on their social efforts. But, does this make a business social?